Need for Speed: The Run

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Need for Speed: The Run
Need for Speed The Run Wii.jpg
Developer(s) EA Black Box
Publisher(s) Electronic Arts
Series Need for Speed
Release date(s) NA November 15, 2011
AUS November 17, 2011
EU November 18, 2011
JP December 8, 2011
Genre(s) Racing
Mode(s) Single-player, Multiplayer (4), Co-op (4)
Input methods Wii Remote + Nunchuk, Classic Controller
Compatibility 5PerfectEdit rating: Need for Speed: The Run
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Need for Speed: The Run is a racing video game, the 18th title in the Need for Speed franchise, and developed by EA Black Box and published by Electronic Arts. The 3DS version is being developed by Firebrand Games, the team behind Undercover and Nitro (both DS versions). It was released in North America on November 15, 2011 and will be released on November 18, 2011 in Europe.

The gameplay is fairly similar to Hot Pursuit. Players race down freeways until they meet a police car. The officer will then try to chase them down and wreck their car. They will also encounter other objectives such as a straight-up race. There is another mode where players duel a rival. They can also race to toll booths that double as checkpoints.

The 3DS version will also feature Autolog, which is integrated throughout the career mode and uses 40 in-game challenges scattered throughout the campaign. The game also takes advantage of StreetPass, letting players upload their best Autolog scores to other Nintendo 3DS devices. In multiplayer, the game will feature a straight race mode where eight people compete. There is also a four-on-four Cops vs. Racers mode. The game will support Wi-Fi and local wireless connections.

However, the Wii version lacks online play, yet it has split-screen multiplayer.

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[edit] Problems

[edit] Heads Up Displays

Some textures (HUDs) are not displayed with Direct3d9.

[edit] Configuration

Only configuration options for the best compatibility where they deviate from defaults are listed. Please see the performance guide for an overview of performance related settings. A full list of options is available at Template:Config/doc

Graphics

Config Setting Notes

Video Back End

Direct3d11 or OpenGL Direct3d9 fails to show some of the HUD


[edit] Version Compatibility

The graph below charts the compatibility with Need for Speed: The Run since Dolphin's 2.0 release, listing revisions only where a compatibility change occurred.

4.0-1430 (current)
2.0 (r5350)
r3891
Compatibility can be assumed to align with the indicated revisions. However, compatibility may extend to prior revisions or compatibility gaps may exist within ranges indicated as compatible due to limited testing. Please update as appropriate.

[edit] Testing

This game has been tested on the environments listed below:

[edit] Gameplay Videos